Not being able to sell the idea of a vegan lifestyle to your loved ones is often one of the biggest hurdles when adopting a cruelty-free way of life for the first time.
Even with the popularity of vegan diets on an all-time high, it’s unlikely that you’ll be sharing your commitment to animal welfare and sustainability with all members of your family – something that can make gift-giving quite the challenge for new and seasoned vegans alike.
Here’s the pickle: you don’t want your loved ones to be disappointed with their gifts, but, at the same time, you don’t want to give up on your beliefs and buy presents that actively contradict your animal products-free philosophy.
But what if you didn’t have to choose between the two at all?
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we want to highlight some of the best vegan gifts your non-vegan mum will love, possibly without even realizing they’re free of animal products at all!
1. Decadent vegan treats
No one can say no to a box of decadent chocolate treats, and the fact that Blissful Pig Vegan Bakery’s scrumptious goodies are 100% free of dairy products makes the gift just that much sweeter.
On the occasion of Mother’s Day, the bakery has put together a special treat box designed to surpass all expectations of what vegan cakes, brownies, and cookies might look and taste like – your mum won’t be able to tell the difference, guaranteed!
2. Cruelty-free pamper kits
Despite what mainstream beauty brands may say, excellent skincare doesn’t have to include sneaky animal products or use animal testing in order to bring great results.
You can find several cruelty-free and eco-friendly beauty boxes on our online vegan marketplace, guaranteed to impress even the most demanding beauty enthusiasts.
Zi Beauty’s self-care gift box is the perfect Mother’s Day gift for an indulgent pamper, featuring an organic oatmeal and shea butter soap, a soft pink face cloth, relaxing Epsom bath salts, and a beautiful soy wax candle with a customizable message.
For skincare-loving mums, Raw Passion’s skincare bundle also makes for the perfect gift, offering an artisan collection of organic skin food products to choose from to create a fully customized present.
Select four by taking your pick between their Luscious Lavender Body Butter, Inky Pinky Body Cream, Billy Vanilly Skin Super Food, Muscle Rub Oil, and Babylicious Skin Butter – the variety alone will be more than enough to impress!
3. Classy leather-free watches
If you’re looking for a gift that will really leave your family stunned, look no further than Hurtig Lane’s classy and timeless vegan watch collection.
Featuring a wide range of designs and colours, these vegan watches have been crafted with eco-conscious, vegan minimalists in mind, but have all the features necessary to be enjoyed by all fashion lovers: Sleek, versatile, and durable.
The beautiful watch straps are proudly leather-free and made from recycled materials, the entirety of the manufacturing process behind the final product has adhered to the strictest ethical standards, and the attractive packaging is made from 100% recycled cardboard.
This is your chance to show your family just how high-quality and refined eco-friendly vegan fashion can be!
4. Sustainable candles and diffusers
When all else fails, you can always say it with a candle – still one of the country’s most popular gifts for Mother’s Day.
While you can never really go wrong with a classic, choosing an artisanal vegan candle is the best way to put a new spin on a timeless gift while staying true to your beliefs.
If you know what ingredients lurk in most mainstream candles, you’ll want to make sure that the entire manufacturing process is aligned with your cruelty-free, eco-conscious lifestyle – and once again, we’re here to make the process that much easier for you!
Btrfly Candles offers convenient bundles for their natural scented candles as well as sustainable wax melts, and Natural Chandler have all the artisan tealights and scented candle sets you could ever ask for.
If you want to fragrance without the burn, you can also opt for a sweet-scented diffuser that will fill your mother’s home with the sweetest aroma!
5. Board-ready vegan cheeses
If you really want to go all out and show your non-vegan family just how delicious and satisfying a vegan diet can be, why not gift your mother with a cheese board-ready artisan vegan cheese that could go head-to-head with the “real thing”?
The creative vegan cheesemakers at Say Chease have crafted the ultimate vegan cheese selection board, perfect for Mother’s Day, or any other celebration! Serve it with some crackers, nuts and a delicious handmade chutney or jam and enjoy!
Sustainable Mother’s Day gifts, delivered right to their door
With little chance of seeing our loved ones in person anytime soon, this year’s Mother’s Day is going to feel quite different from what we’re used to – but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make it feel just as special!
Vegana Marketplace can deliver whatever sustainable gift you wish to give right to your mother’s door, so you can shop online with complete ease and peace of mind, and dedicate more time to writing the best Mother’s Day card ever instead!